Police are checking into a 26-year-old man’s claim that he was shot while riding in a car on Lake Shore Drive near Navy Pier Friday morning.
The man walked into Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to his right knee around 11 a.m.
He later told police that he was traveling on the 500 block of North Lake Shore Drive when he heard gunfire and felt pain in his leg around 10:30 a.m., according to Officer Michelle Tannehill, a CPD spokesperson.
There were no 911 calls of shots fired in that area around that time, according to dispatch records.
The man was discharged from the hospital by mid-afternoon.
Area Three detectives are investigating.